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GFB taking entries for 2018 photo contest

Georgia Farm Bureau is now accepting entries for the 2018 Picture Agriculture in Georgia Photo Contest. The contest, administered by the GFB Young Farmer and Rancher Committee, gives GFB members an opportunity to showcase agriculture and encourage appreciation of rural Georgia.

The contest is open to any Georgia Farm Bureau member who receives no income from photography.

All photos must have been taken in 2017 or 2018 and may not have been entered in any other contest. Photos will be judged on the use of angle, lighting, balance, color, contrast, viewpoint and technical ability. Photos altered in any way will not be judged.

Individuals may submit up to three photos. Photos must be in JPG digital format.  To enter, email entry forms and photos as attachments to, with “Photo Contest” in the subject line. Entry forms may be accessed on the GFB website at The deadline for entries is May 18.

All photos become the property of GFB and may be used for any purpose, such as being published in the Georgia Farm Bureau News and Georgia Neighbors magazines, posts on the GFB website or social media channels, reproducing it for Farm Bureau use or selling it.

The grand prize is $150 and 11 honorable mention prizes of $75 each will be awarded. The grand prize winner will be featured on the cover of the 2019 Young Farmer and Rancher Calendar, and the 11 honorable mention winners will be featured in the calendar.

Please note: If people appear in your photo, you must complete a model release entry form. Visit to download a copy. This form must be completed and received by fax at 478-405-3422 or by email at, or by U.S. mail by May 18. The mailing address is Georgia Farm Bureau, Attn: Field Services Department, P.O. Box 7068, Macon, GA 31209.